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CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and electro-rock duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH.” CHURCH: REVIVAL is the album release show, which will highlight their independent and collaborative work, as well as a collection of other prominent local and national musicians who influence...
GO SEE: EMERGING SPACES GROUP ART SHOW FROM NEUE HAUS DETROIT

GO SEE: EMERGING SPACES GROUP ART SHOW FROM NEUE HAUS DETROIT

Neue Haus Detroit is celebrating its third iteration of exhibitions featuring artists, musicians and specialty food makers on Saturday July 19th at 7pm. Emerging Spaces “reflects a relationship between humans and technology, nature’s decay, and the behavioral patterns of the everyday experiences.” Featured artists include Bailey Scieszka,Paula Schubatis,Dessislava Terzieva,Maggie Piellusch, Caroline Caswell,Cassie McQuater.Mike Dias, Lindsay Farris, Hannah Chalew, Alexander Weyer, Eleni Zaharopoulos, Ellen...
GO SEE: DE LA TIERRA GROUP ART SHOW PAIRING UPCOMING ARTISTS FOR COLLABORATION IN EASTERN MARKET POP-UP SPACE

GO SEE: DE LA TIERRA GROUP ART SHOW PAIRING UPCOMING ARTISTS FOR COLLABORATION IN EASTERN MARKET POP-UP SPACE

De La Tierra is a collaborative art show happening in Eastern Market, Detroit, Michigan on June 21, 2014, co-curated by Salam Rida and Allison Vince. The theme of the show stems from its title, which in Spanish means from the Earth. Two artists are paired to come together and organically create a singular piece based off the symbiotic relationship while also...
PARTY ON: BORN & RAISED DETROIT FOUNDATION HOLDS NYC BENEFIT TO SHOW LOVE FOR THE CITY

PARTY ON: BORN & RAISED DETROIT FOUNDATION HOLDS NYC BENEFIT TO SHOW LOVE FOR THE CITY

On Saturday April 5th, The Born & Raised Detroit Foundation is throwing a benefit to “Show Your Love For Detroit” at The Bowery Hotel in Manhattan. The evening is sponsored by Shinola and will include an open bar and a silent auction. The Born & Raised Detroit Foundation supports initiatives that contribute to building a stronger community...
GO SEE: THE PLEASURE OF SOUND DOCUMENTARY MOVIE PREMIERE AT THE WYTHE HOTEL IN BROOKLYN

GO SEE: THE PLEASURE OF SOUND DOCUMENTARY MOVIE PREMIERE AT THE WYTHE HOTEL IN BROOKLYN

The Pleasure of Sound is an independent film WDET produced in partnership with Ghostly International and The Work. The film captures two days with Jad Abumrad & Matthew Dear as they make music and explore the creativity that fuels their work.    The film is premiering tonight at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one screening at 7 p.m. and...
PD PRESENTS: THE EMERGENCY NOTHING PANEL DISCUSSION FT HAUTE TO DEATH WITH LIVE STREAM

PD PRESENTS: THE EMERGENCY NOTHING PANEL DISCUSSION FT HAUTE TO DEATH WITH LIVE STREAM

The EMERGENCY NOTHING Panel Discussion:  Sunday, February 23rd, at Culturefix, 9 Clinton Street 6pm-8pm An intimate conversation examining the artwork featured in the Emergency Nothing group show featuring ten Detroit-based artists and the topic of Art as it relates to Detroit and New York City. Artists will talk about their process, their work, Detroit and to...
PD PRESENTS: EMERGENCY NOTHING GROUP EXHIBITION FEATURING HAUTE TO DEATH & DETROIT ARTISTS

PD PRESENTS: EMERGENCY NOTHING GROUP EXHIBITION FEATURING HAUTE TO DEATH & DETROIT ARTISTS

PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents Emergency Nothing, a group exhibition at Culturefix Gallery in the Lower East Side. The exhibit will feature emerging artists from Detroit curated by the founders of Haute to Death. An opening reception will take place on Thursday February 20th, 2014 from 6pm-12am at 9 Clinton Street. Gallery hours and bar are open...
GO SEE: DAVE JORDANO SOLO PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW ENTITLED DETROIT: UNBROKEN DOWN

GO SEE: DAVE JORDANO SOLO PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW ENTITLED DETROIT: UNBROKEN DOWN

United Photo Industries, a Brooklyn-based art-presenting organization producing unique, site-specific exhibitions, installations, and events that explore new thematic directions in photography, is presenting a solo exhibition of recent work by photographer Dave Jordano on his home-town of Detroit. A kind, personal look at a much-maligned city, Jordano’s visual exploration of Detroit does not waste time rehashing worn-out...
GO SEE: MOMA PS1 MIKE KELLEY RETROSPECTIVE CLOSING FEBRUARY 2ND

GO SEE: MOMA PS1 MIKE KELLEY RETROSPECTIVE CLOSING FEBRUARY 2ND

Do not miss this extraordinary exhibition of Mike Kelley, presented by MoMA PS1, which closes on February 2nd. This Saturday January 25th, there is a celebrity-hosted night at the museum to celebrate the Mike Kelley exhibition. “It is the largest exhibition of the artist’s work to-date and the first comprehensive survey since 1993. Regarded as one of the most influential...
GIVE BACK: DONATE ART SUPPLIES FOR DETROIT STUDENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

GIVE BACK: DONATE ART SUPPLIES FOR DETROIT STUDENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

In the spirit of the holiday season PLAYGROUND DETROIT is asking the greater Detroit community to please donate art supplies that will go to 200 students. We are donating these supplies to Experiencia Preparatory Academy located in Detroit. Our friend- a young teacher, Ryanne Lumetta is the only art teacher there where she teaches 4th-9th graders with...
PARTY ON: MOTOR CITY DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER AT CAMEO GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG

PARTY ON: MOTOR CITY DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER AT CAMEO GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG

What can your average, fun-loving New Yorker do to help Detroit? What if it involved dancing and door prizes? What if it was an excuse to have some fun on an otherwise boring after-work Monday evening? Our friends are throwing the Motor City Dance Party fundraiser at Cameo Gallery in Williamsburg on Monday Dec. 9th at 7 p.m. RSVP on Facebook...
GO SEE: NYC SCREENING OF INDEPENDENT FILM DETROIT UNLEADED AT CINEMA VILLAGE

GO SEE: NYC SCREENING OF INDEPENDENT FILM DETROIT UNLEADED AT CINEMA VILLAGE

Detroit  Unleaded, an award-winning new film out of Detroit, will have it’s official New York theatrical release presented by Gas Afterhours Productions & First Pond Entertainment beginning November 22~28th, 2013 at Cinema Village in Manhattan. 100% made and cast in Detroit, it is the debut feature of Director Rola Nashef and stars first-time feature actors EJ Assi and Nada Shouhayib, along...